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Border Checkpoint

Shenzhen residents annoyed by bright lights at Hong Kong border crossing

Scores of Shenzhen households have been complaining about very intense light coming from the Hong Kong side of the Shenzhen River for weeks, a report published in the Guangzhou-based

Thursday, 6 June, 2013, 6:05pm 1 comment

Let's stop aiming at Leung and let him do his job

On Sunday around noon when I returned to Hong Kong from Shenzhen via the Huanggang-Lok Ma Chau checkpoint, I was stunned once I stepped out of the building. The compound outside was so full of Hong Kong-bound tourists. After a half-hour navigating over hundreds of suitcases in the direction as indicated by the signage, I came to a dead end.

21 Dec 2012 - 1:33am

Officers acted properly in missing girl case, immigration chief says

The immigration chief has defended the department's frontline officers after a 10-year-old girl disappeared after crossing the border at Lo Wu alone last week.

Speaking publicly about the case for the first time, Director of Immigration Lai Tung-kwok said it was impractical to question every child at border checkpoints.

4 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Holidaymakers' exodus keeps checkpoints busy

Tens of thousands of holidaymakers swamped the airport and border checkpoints yesterday to take advantage of the five-day holiday.

The early dash on the first day of the Ching Ming Festival and Easter holiday saw a steady stream of people during the day passing through the 10 checkpoints. Immigration officers manning the desks handled the exodus smoothly.

6 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Staff who let woman over border face action

The Immigration Department is considering disciplinary action against officers who allowed an 82-year-old woman with senile dementia to slip through the Lowu border crossing without travel documents.

11 Sep 2002 - 12:00am

Easter border jam proves too much for some

Updated at 6.14pm: Tens of thousands of commuters thronged the SAR's border checkpoints on Friday at the start of the four-day Easter holiday, but long queues and hours of waiting drove some people to call off their trip and two travellers got embroiled in a punch-up.

13 Apr 2001 - 12:00am

Border checkpoint

The Lok Ma Chau checkpoint is be improved, with an expanded passenger hall and more Customs and immigration counters to cater for a daily average of 35,000 passengers.

The cost is estimated at $1.19 billion, legislators were told.

21 Jan 2000 - 12:00am